Houghton Regis Memorial Hall

The Green, Houghton Regis  LU55DX. Postal address C/o 6, Drury Lane Houghton Regis Bedfordshire. LU55ED.  Tel 07598125775

IMPORTANT MESSAGE    23rd SEPTEMBER 

We are anticipating that the maximum number of people allowed has changed to 15. We await confirmation from ACRE Action for Communities in Rural England. 

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Line Dancing - Can continue subject to Social Distancing and Hall guidelines. Masks can be removed for the exercise, Hall doors and certain windows must be left open. The instructor to carry out a risk assessment in line with their guidance from the line dancing body. (MAXIMUM NUMBER - )

Keep Fit - similar to above. Attendees should bring their own equipment  if that is the practice. Chairs/tables if used should be cleaned after each session.(MAXIMUM NUMBER - )

Taekwondo - Sessions ok to go ahead. Guidance as stipulated by their governng body.(MAXIMUM NUMBER -)

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Start date for those returning this year will be October. If your group is starting back  then  please confirm the date with Julie. We are not taking bookings for parties or celebrations, hopefully this will change next year. We are limited to what we can hire the hall for as 6 is the maximum number of people that can attend a meeting or a function.    David Hill 13/09/20

 

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'one of the best kept Halls in the Houghton Regis area'

The Hall will be re-opening from the 1st of October for regular hirers. Our car park is being currently resurfaced, when finished it will have marked bays with two being designated for our Disabled car drivers.

 

Our friendly booking secretary will be pleased to assist with any enquiries you may have regarding bookings, licencing for a mobile Bar, Music etc.

We especially welcome enquiries from the Houghton Regis Community.

* The Hall is accessable to Wheelchair users.

* There is a Disabled Toilet.

* We have a Loop System for the hard of hearing.

 * WiFi 

* Stage & Sound system

 

 

The Houghton Regis Memorial Hall is centrally located opposite The Green. The Main Entrance is located through a passage on the left hand side of the building.

Our Hall is modern, bright and is ideal for celebration.

Our Modern Kitchen

THE HALL MANAGEMENT

The Hall is managed by a small committee of Trustees who meet on a regular basis. We are a registered as a Charity. The building was transfered to the then Parish Council in August 1946.The hall is now managed by The Trustees Management team.

If you would like to contact the Management please send an email by clicking one the links below

 

THE TRUSTEES

Ken Wattingham - Chairman                              Click Here to email

David Hill - Vice Chairman                                  Click here to email

 Secretary                                                            Click here to email           

Vince O'Brien - Treasurer                                   Click here to email

Julie Cawthorne - Booking Secretary                 Click here to email               

 

WE HAVE A GREAT CHOICE OF ACTIVITIES

We have listed the dates when the various regular groups will be returning to the hall. It is important that members contact individual group leaders first, before attending or arriving at the hall. Covid guidelines are in place and a limit has been set  for people attending. Leaders will be aware of actual date of return. Please note our car park is being resurfaced.

 

 

 MONDAY        Fit Steps Dance Fitness Class     9.30am-11.00am  (PENDING)

                          Tea Dance                2pm - 4pm    (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

                          Sequence Dance    4.30pm -7pm  (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

                          Line Dance              8pm - 10pm    (PENDING)

 

TUESDAY         Retired Keep Fit      9.45am - 11.15am  (PENDING)

                         Womens Institute   7.30pm - 10.00pm.

                          (Meets 1st Tue of theMonth.) (PENDING)

                         The Phoenix Ballroom & Sequence Dance Club.

                         8pm-10pm (Except 1st Tuesday of the Month.)    (PENDING)

                             

WEDNESDAY   Bingo    7.00pm - 9.15pm (PENDING)

 

THURSDAY     

                           I.L.T Taekwon-Do    4.45pm - 6.15pm (PENDING)

                          Spiritual Church    7.00pm - 9.15pm (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

FRIDAY        

                          U3A Sequence Dance    2.15pm - 4.15pm (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

                          Dunstable Dance Club    7.30pm - 10.30pm (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

 

SATURDAY      Ballroom Dancing / Sequence Dancing

                         7.30pm - 11.30pm Last Saturday of the month (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

                         

 

ABOUT THE GROUPS WHO MEET IN THE HALL - USE CONTACT FORM BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION

PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO CONTACT THE LEADER OF THE GROUP BEFORE VISITING THE HALL.

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FIT STEPS (Mondays) (PENDING)

See poster on News Page for information.

TEA DANCE (Mondays)   (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

A Tea Dance is held each Monday from 2.00pm-4.00pm featuring Ballroom, Latin and Sequence styles. You are invited to join us for some fun, moving to music and  meeting new people as well as the benefits of a good workout. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served during the break. 

SEQUENCE DANCE (Mondays)  (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

Mondays sequence dance is an informal session of modern sequence dancing led by a qualified teacher.

RETIRED KEEP FIT (Tuesdays)  (PENDING)

No information received from group.

PHOENIX BALLROOM & SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB  (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

The Club meets on a Tuesday evening from 8pm-10pm (except the first Tuesday of the Month). They have been established since 1990 and have met at different locations. They are a friendly group  new to the Memorial Hall. They hold a once a month Saturday Dance at Challney Girls School, and have a live band on occasions.

WOMANS INSTITUTE (Tuesdays)  (PENDING)

Houghton Regis Women's Institute was founded in June 1945. We are a group of friendly women of various ages and we meet at the Memorial Hall on the first Tuesday of the Month at 7.30pm. We have a wide variety of speakers as well as regular craft and quiz evenings. Obviously, we always make time for refreshments even if not all of us are jam makers!

We sometimes have an outing locally. Previously we have been to Jordans Mill, Priory House, Caldecotte Lake and the beautifully renovated Houghton Hall Park.

We are involved in our local community and take part in several events such as Carnival throughout the year.

 Members are encouraged to suggest subjects for meetings, speakers and locations for outings. We do not take ourselves too seriously and new members are always welcome. Why not give us a try?

BINGO (Wednesdays)  (PENDING)

Bingo is held in a relaxed atmosphere on Wednesday evenings, The session lasts for about two hours. Refreshments are available from the tea bar before the game starts and during the break, there is also a raffle. It's a great place to meet new friends.

 I.L.T TAEKWON-DO (Thursdays)  (PENDING)

No information received from group. 

SPIRITUAL CHURCH (Thursdays)  (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

No information received from group.

U3A SEQUENCE DANCE (Fridays)  (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

The group is one of many of approximately one hundred different groups in Dunstable U3A. We are all retired and enjoy sequence dancing, learning many new dances. The group is very fortunate to have the services of a professional dance teacher. Many have progressed from basic sequences to more complicated ones. The group was started over 10 years ago and still have some of the founder members attending.

DUNSTABLE DANCE CLUB (Fridays)  (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

The group meet every Friday throughout the year with one exception Good Friday. We are a friendly group and new members are always welcome. We have many new dances to learn throughout the year and Luckily, we have been able to secure the services of two professional dance teachers.

BALLROOM DANCE CLUB (Saturdays)  (RETURNS NEXT YEAR)

Details to follow

MAKE AN ENQUIRY

If you are enquiring about Hall hire or group enquiry you can either call the Booking Secretary Julie Cawthorne on 07598 125775 or send an email by clicking on the link below.

 

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